Daiju Nakano received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from Tokyo University in 1994 and 1996, respectively. He joined IBM in 1996 and is currently a manager of research with IBM Research, Tokyo Research Laboratory. His major field is optical physics related with laser spectroscopy and in IBM he has been involved with a liquid crystal display technology, TFT-array tester development, wireless communication research and neuromopphic science. More specifically, he has been involved with optical design and evaluation for a color-filter-less LCD, overdrive technology for fast response LCD, effective backlight design for collimated backlight LCD, development of TFT-array tester, high bandwidth digital signal processing for wireless communication, reservoir computing, and material discovery technology.